Part of the primal lifestyle is managing stress in order to live a healthier, more fulfilling life. Here is one way I’ve been combating stress recently. I hope it helps! -Chuck — The last week of June and the first … Continue reading
Only when I get up early do I realize how much time I actually have in a day.
Amanda and I went on a 4 mile hike yesterday for some good exercise, sun, and time outside. We explored the Laurel Ridge Trail around the Buford Dam area of Lake Lanier. It was a beautiful day. Here are two … Continue reading
A week and a half ago, 90 people ran into the 35 degree Hudson River for the first Irvington Penguin Plunge. How was it? Cold but bearable. It was not as bad as I suspected. Though, I must say that I … Continue reading
It may still be February, but it’s DC and the climbing season is officially upon us. The weather report for this weekend at Old Rag Mountain is 48 and sunny. That’s good enough to get outside and pull down … Continue reading
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I can make more and more excuses up as to why I have not done my part for the blog, but it is plain and simple. I have been busy. Not busy in a “I have been working too much.” … Continue reading
As you may know, Antonie just turned 30 years old. Many of you were kind enough to participate in her birthday video. To all who joined in, thanks so much! We really appreciate it. I divided the video … Continue reading
This weekend, get out and lift heavy things. Squat down to lift them up, then raise them as high as you can as many times as you can. Build some muscle. Carry the weight for a little while. My plan: … Continue reading
Today I had a great lunch with Bob and Antonie, followed by a few hours of climbing. It was my first time and it was a blast. I did pretty well for an amateur. I missed last week due to … Continue reading
Last week in my progress update, I indicated that exercising and building muscle has been the weakest part of my primal lifestyle. I have the eating, sleeping, and stress maintenance down, but I can’t seem to exercise on a regular … Continue reading
Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. It signifies the beginning of a season surrounded by family and friends. This will be my first primal Thanksgiving, so I will be approaching the holiday a little differently. Rather than … Continue reading
After a long week of cubicle dwelling, my primal urges were at an all-time high. It is tempting to succumb to a lazy weekend after a week of inactivity sitting in front of a computer and living like a zoo human. But … Continue reading
The 2011 video is up and live! *CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO THE FUNDRAISER* **PLEASE JOIN THE BONE MARROW REGISTRY** I’m running the Marine Corps Marathon completely barefoot again. But this time, I’ll also be wearing a tuxedo! And cool … Continue reading
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From 60 Minutes: “With no fear, no ropes, and no margin for error, Alex Honnold climbs mountains higher than the Empire State Building. A single mistake means certain death. Watching Alex move spider-like up a sheer mountain face – with … Continue reading
Playing outside one day after work: Cheers to Mark M. for shooting/editing the video and picture. He’s awesome.